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how to change the value of user variable of autocad2010

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01-29-2013 06:55 PM

    HEllo, I want to ask a question of Parametric Drawing using objectarx 2010

 

    I define a user Variables in autocad2010(such as variableaa=10),I want to use the variable to drive the dimension of a line。

   Now I want to change the value of  variableaa  through objectarx2010,can you tell me how to change the value of  variableaa  through objectarx2010 ? can you tell me the code?

 

thank you very much!

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Re: how to change the value of user variable of autocad2010

01-29-2013 11:03 PM in reply to: zhangxinhua789

Hi...

You can use ads_getsym and ads_putsym

Regards.

[source=c++arx]

#define tchar ACHAR *

int
lspfn_setqE(const tchar variabile,ads_name *puiubrat)
{ int rr;
  static struct resbuf * a1;
  rr=RTREJ;
  a1=nil;
  if (variabile==nil)   //euaici: aici seteaza variabila din lisp
       return(rr);
  a1 = ads_buildlist(RTENAME,puiubrat, NULL);
  rr = ads_putsym(variabile, a1);        
  ads_relrb(a1);
  a1 = nil;
  return(rr);
};
inline int
/*FCN*/lspfn_setqA(const tchar variabile,int vashort)
{ int rr;
  static struct resbuf * a1;
  rr=RTREJ;
  a1=nil;
  if (variabile==nil)   //euaici: aici seteaza variabila din lisp
       return(rr);
  a1 = ads_buildlist(RTSHORT, vashort, NULL);
  rr = ads_putsym(variabile, a1);        
  ads_relrb(a1);
  a1 = nil;
  return(rr);
};

[/source=c++arx]

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Re: how to change the value of user variable of autocad2010

01-29-2013 11:37 PM in reply to: zhangxinhua789

  Firstly,Thank you very much!

  but I can't understand your code ,I am a beginner,I can not find the function "ads_buildlist" in objectarx2010 Help。

  I think the class "AcDbAssocVariables 、AcDbAssoc2dConstraintGroup、AcExplicitConstraint"  is helpful,but I don't know how to use them。

  Thanks again!

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Re: how to change the value of user variable of autocad2010

01-30-2013 07:50 AM in reply to: zhangxinhua789
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//-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
//----- acrxEntryPoint.cpp
//-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
#include "StdAfx.h"
#include <AcDbAssocNetwork.h>
#include <AcDbAssocVariable.h>
#include "resource.h"

//-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
#define szRDS _RXST("")

//-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
//----- ObjectARX EntryPoint
class CTestAssocApp : public AcRxArxApp {

public:
	CTestAssocApp () : AcRxArxApp () {}

	virtual AcRx::AppRetCode On_kInitAppMsg (void *pkt) {
		// TODO: Load dependencies here

		// You *must* call On_kInitAppMsg here
		AcRx::AppRetCode retCode =AcRxArxApp::On_kInitAppMsg (pkt) ;
		
		// TODO: Add your initialization code here

		return (retCode) ;
	}

	virtual AcRx::AppRetCode On_kUnloadAppMsg (void *pkt) {
		// TODO: Add your code here

		// You *must* call On_kUnloadAppMsg here
		AcRx::AppRetCode retCode =AcRxArxApp::On_kUnloadAppMsg (pkt) ;

		// TODO: Unload dependencies here

		return (retCode) ;
	}

	virtual void RegisterServerComponents () {
	}

    static void ListVarsInNetwork(const AcDbAssocNetwork *pNet)
    {
        AcDbObjectIdArray idsActions = pNet->getActions();
        for (int i = 0; i < idsActions.length(); i++) {
            AcDbObjectPointer<AcDbAssocAction> pAction(idsActions[i],AcDb::kForRead);
            if (pAction.openStatus() == Acad::eOk) {
                AcDbAssocNetwork  *pNetSub = AcDbAssocNetwork::cast(pAction.object());
                AcDbAssocVariable *pVar = AcDbAssocVariable::cast(pAction.object());
                if (pNetSub)  {
                   ListVarsInNetwork(pNetSub);
                }  else if (pVar) {
                    acutPrintf(_T("\nVariable Name=%s Value=%s"), 
                        pVar->name().kACharPtr(), pVar->expression().kACharPtr());
                }
            }
        }
    }

    static int GetVars(const AcDbAssocNetwork *pNet, AcStringArray &names, AcDbObjectIdArray &ids)
    {
        AcDbObjectIdArray idsActions = pNet->getActions();
        for (int i = 0; i < idsActions.length(); i++) {
            AcDbObjectPointer<AcDbAssocAction> pAction(idsActions[i],AcDb::kForRead);
            if (pAction.openStatus() == Acad::eOk) {
                AcDbAssocVariable *pVar = AcDbAssocVariable::cast(pAction.object());
                if (pVar) {
                    names.append(pVar->name());
                    ids.append(pVar->objectId());
                }
            }
        }
        return ids.length();
    }

    //
    //  Command list all AssocVariable
    //
    static void TestAssocListAssocVars(void)
    {
        AcDbObjectId idNet = AcDbAssocNetwork::getInstanceFromDatabase(acdbCurDwg(),true);
        AcDbObjectPointer<AcDbAssocNetwork> pNet(idNet,AcDb::kForRead);
        if (pNet.openStatus() != Acad::eOk) return;
        ListVarsInNetwork(pNet.object());
    }
    
    //
    // Command Add new AssocVariable or change existent
    //
    static void TestAssocAddAssocVar(void)
    {
        // Add your code for command TestAssoc.AddAssocVar here
        Acad::ErrorStatus es;
        AcDbDatabase *pCurDb = acdbCurDwg();
        AcDbObjectId idNet = AcDbAssocNetwork::getInstanceFromDatabase(pCurDb,true);
        AcDbObjectPointer<AcDbAssocNetwork> pNetMain(idNet,AcDb::kForRead);
        if (pNetMain.openStatus() != Acad::eOk) return;
        AcDbObjectIdArray ids = pNetMain->getActions();
        AcDbObjectId idNetSub;
        if (ids.length() == 0) {
            AcDbAssocNetwork *pNetSub = new AcDbAssocNetwork();
            if (pNetMain->upgradeOpen() == Acad::eOk) {
                if (pCurDb->addAcDbObject(idNetSub,pNetSub) == Acad::eOk) {
                   pNetSub->addAction(idNetSub,true);
                   pNetSub->close();
                } else {
                   delete pNetSub;
                }
                pNetMain->downgradeOpen();
            }
        } else {
          idNetSub = ids[0];
        }
        ACHAR name[512], val[512];
        if (acedGetString(TRUE,_T("Variable name: "), name) != RTNORM ||
            acedGetString(TRUE,_T("Variable expression: "), val) != RTNORM) {
            return;
        }
        AcDbObjectPointer<AcDbAssocNetwork> pNet(idNetSub,AcDb::kForWrite);
        if (pNet.openStatus() != Acad::eOk) return;
        AcString nameStr = name, valStr = val, errorMsg;
        AcStringArray sVarNames; 
        AcDbObjectIdArray idsVars;
        GetVars(pNet.object(), sVarNames, idsVars);
        int ivar = 0;

        if (sVarNames.find(name, ivar)) {
          // Variable exist - change it
            AcDbObjectPointer<AcDbAssocVariable> pVar(idsVars[ivar], AcDb::kForWrite);
            if (pVar.openStatus() == Acad::eOk) {
                if (pVar->validateNameAndExpression(name,val,errorMsg) != Acad::eOk) {
                    acutPrintf(_T("\nError %s"), errorMsg.kACharPtr());
                    return;
                }

                if ((es = pVar->setExpression(valStr,_T(""),true,true,errorMsg,true)) != Acad::eOk) {
                    acutPrintf(_T("\npVar->setExpression(valStr))=%s error=%s"),\
                        acadErrorStatusText(es), errorMsg.kACharPtr());
                    return;
                }
            }
        } else {
            AcDbAssocVariable *ppVar = new AcDbAssocVariable();
            AcDbObjectId idVar;
            if (pCurDb->addAcDbObject(idVar,ppVar) == Acad::eOk) {
                ppVar->close();
                pNet->addAction(idVar,true);
            } else {
                delete ppVar; return;
            }

            AcDbObjectPointer<AcDbAssocVariable> pVar(idVar, AcDb::kForWrite);
            if (pVar.openStatus() == Acad::eOk) {
                if (pVar->validateNameAndExpression(name,val,errorMsg) != Acad::eOk) {
                    acutPrintf(_T("\npVar->validateNameAndExpression(name,val,errorMsg) =  %s"), errorMsg.kACharPtr());
                    pVar->close();
                    pNet->removeAction(idVar,true);
                    return;
                }

                if ((es = pVar->setName(nameStr,true)) != Acad::eOk) {
                    acutPrintf(_T("\npVar->setName(nameStr,true)=%s error=%s"),\
                        acadErrorStatusText(es), errorMsg.kACharPtr());
                    pVar->close();
                    pNet->removeAction(idVar,true);
                    return;
                }

                if ((es = pVar->setExpression(valStr,_T(""),true,true,errorMsg,true)) != Acad::eOk) {
                    acutPrintf(_T("\npVar->setExpression(valStr))=%s error=%s"),\
                        acadErrorStatusText(es), errorMsg.kACharPtr());
                    pVar->close();
                    pNet->removeAction(idVar,true);
                    return;
                }
            }

        }
    }
} ;

//-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
IMPLEMENT_ARX_ENTRYPOINT(CTestAssocApp)

ACED_ARXCOMMAND_ENTRY_AUTO(CTestAssocApp, TestAssoc, ListAssocVars, ListAssocVars, ACRX_CMD_TRANSPARENT, NULL)
ACED_ARXCOMMAND_ENTRY_AUTO(CTestAssocApp, TestAssoc, AddAssocVar, AddAssocVar, ACRX_CMD_TRANSPARENT, NULL)

 

Also a great sample: http://adndevblog.typepad.com/adnassocconstraintapi.zip


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Re: how to change the value of user variable of autocad2010

01-30-2013 06:12 PM in reply to: zhangxinhua789

firstly thank you very much!
Then I'm so sorry,I can't understand your code,your code is very complex.
In order to achieve my aim,I think there is three steps;
1 open the database of the DWG file(but I don't know the function );
2 search the user parameter of autocad2010;(I don't know the function );
3 change the value of the user parameter;(I don't know the function );
I think the class "AcDbAssocVariables 、AcDbAssoc2dConstraintGroup、AcExplicitConstraint"
is helpful,but I don't know how to use them。
Can you tell me the code?
thank you very much!

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Re: how to change the value of user variable of autocad2010

01-30-2013 10:27 PM in reply to: zhangxinhua789

1. Have you tried to build my code?

2. Have you tried to run commands ListAssocVars and AddAssocVar?

3. This is exactly the variables of which you speak? There are also AutoCAD system variables and lisp-variables.

It is very difficult to understand what you want without the dwg-file and a detailed description of what the drawing contains and how this must be replaced.

Without answers to these questions I will not try to help you.


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Re: how to change the value of user variable of autocad2010

02-20-2013 10:22 PM in reply to: Alexander.Rivilis

aa.jpg  Thank you very much! It's very kind of you.

 this is a screenshot of the dwg-file。I want to change the value of user1  through objectarx2010(user1 is a User Variables),my purpose is to change the length of the line.could you tell me the code ? Thank you very much!

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Message 8 of 14 (428 Views)

Re: how to change the value of user variable of autocad2010

02-20-2013 10:40 PM in reply to: zhangxinhua789

Hi,zhangxinhua789!

Please attach this dwg-file to your post in order to I can test my code with it.


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ok

02-21-2013 02:04 AM in reply to: Alexander.Rivilis
Thank you very much!
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Re: how to change the value of user variable of autocad2010

02-21-2013 02:09 AM in reply to: zhangxinhua789
 

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